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06-08-2012, 07:12 AM
I have a Kala Concert solid acacia wood ukulele. I am wondering if I need to do anything to protect the wood? Is there a special polish? Should I just wipe it down with a clean cloth after playing? Do the oils from your hand eventually break down the finish?

06-08-2012, 07:15 AM
Microfiber cloth wipe down whenever needed, and a once-a year (or so) application of the smallest drop of pure lemon oil to the fretboard each year.

There you go.

06-08-2012, 08:01 AM
Depending on where you live, you also may need to humidify your ukulele. Especially if it's solid wood. You won't like those cracks if the wood dries out too much.